Students for a Democratic Society. Now, if you're from my generation, you just suffered a serious flashback to your college days. SDS. The folks who led the protests against the Vietnam War. They're back and even better organized.
Over the first weekend of August, more squirrels were scampering through the Quads at the University of Chicago than students or professors. But from Aug. 4 to 7, students adorned with political pins and T-shirts transformed the drab front hall of Cobb Hall into a scene reminiscent of a political rally. For the first time in 37 years, the newly re-formed Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) exchanged ideas and strategies at a national convention, one that contained both [...]